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This morning, we departed lodgings at Castle Stuart, Inverness and then drove to the nearby historic sites of Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
 
Image below shows a memorial cairn from Cullloden,  a battle fought in 1746 when the Jacobite forces under Bonnie Prince Charlie were defeated by Government troops under General Cumberland.

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Peregrine Falcon, Dunrobin Castle

Peregrine Falcon, Dunrobin Castle, Scotland

This morning, we checked in very early ( 6.15 am) at Stornoway Harbour, Isle of Lewis, to connect with ferry to the mainland.

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Callanish I, Isle of Lewis

Callanish I, Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Today, the weather turned favourable and facilitated a rewarding tour of the island.

First we visted the famous Callanish Standing Stones which date back to around 3000 BC. The iconic site is named Callanish I to differentiate from nearby and lesser circles known as Callanish II and Callanish III, which we also visited. Here is a video clip showimg all three sites.

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